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June Is Jumping at DPR

Friday, June 3, 2016

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contact: Gwendolyn Crump, (202) 288-6027, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is filled with opportunities for fun! Celebrating Father's Day, DPR Summer Camp kick off and much more, below is only a glimpse of the many activities and programs you can find at DPR throughout June.

  • Bring your work out gear and train with DPR for FREE at the Ward 7 Funky Fitness First Fridays event on Friday, June 3, 2016 at Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street, NE) from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.
  • Kick off the start of summer with @MayorBowser! at the 2016 Truck Touch on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at RFK Stadium - Lot 7 (Oklahoma Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002) from 9 am to 2 pm.
  • Experience the cuisine, dance and culture of Ethiopia, San Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico at the International Taste of the World on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Park View Community Center (693 Otis Place, NW) from 11 am to 3 pm.
  • Celebrate DC’s seniors at the annual Senior Fest on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Oxon Run Park (4th & Mississippi Ave., SE) from 10 am to 2 pm. Participants will enjoy live entertainment, music, health exhibits, board games and guest speakers.
  • Summer is here, grab your gear and join DPR's DC Summer Swim League (DCSSL). Registration is currently open and will close on Friday, July 22, 2016.

To find more information on DPR events and programs – visit the special events calendar on DPR’s home page (http://dpr.dc.gov), visit any DPR center, register for programs (http://bit.ly/DPRReg) or call DPR at (202) 673-7647. To receive the latest up to the minute DPR Facility updates, sign up for Nixle on DPR’s home page (http://dpr.dc.gov). You can also receive updates by visiting our Twitter @DCDPR or subscribe to receive press releases or advisories.

About DPR‚Ä®

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping, and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.